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    JUDAEA. Byzantine period, circa 500-600 CE. Terracotta zoomorphic vessel. Just under 6 inches (15 cm) in length and standing 4.85 inches (12.2 cm) tall, this unusual creature-shaped pitcher has a barrel-shaped body, bovine head spout, stumpy legs, a "tail" filling hole and a large ring handle. The body is partially decorated with light reddish painted rings. Small loss to the horns, otherwise intact, with areas of white slip glaze and light earthen encrustation adhering.

    From The Living Torah Museum Collection; ex Michael Kaufman Collection, acquired by private donation.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    16th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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